Lieut. Gen. Pham Hong Huong (R) and Maj. Gen Tsekov Oleg Mussovich (Source: QDND Online) 
 
Hanoi​ (VNA) – Vice Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army Lieut. Gen. Pham Hong Huong hosted a reception in Hanoi on March 15 for a Russian Defence Ministry delegation led by Maj. Gen Tsekov Oleg Mussovich, Commander of Army Corp No.5 of the eastern military region. 

Speaking highly of comprehensive strategic partnership between Vietnam and Russia, Huong affirmed that bilateral defence ties are growing, reflected via visits by leaders of the two defence ministries.

Huong expressed his belief that both sides will share experience in combating and training.

Mussovich, for his part, suggested that the two sides should further enhance military ties in the near future.-VNA